January 23, 2017
By Thanussha Priyah
Hong Kong – The 11th Asian Film Awards (AFA) is organised by the Asian Film Awards Academy (AFA Academy) and for this edition, 73 nominations have been made for 15 awards. The nominations represent 34 films from 12 countries. World-renowned Chinese director Mr JIA Zhangke will serve as this year’s Jury President and lead a jury comprising charismatic celebrity juror Ms Karena LAM Kar-yan, and respected film industry professionals, festival programmers and critics.
Financially supported by Create Hong Kong and Film Development Fund, the 11th Asian Film Awards will return to Hong Kong on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR Government, and will be held at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre on March 21, 2017.